Snacks

Lentil Sliders

Posted on January 18, 2016

Spicy Lentil Sliders with a creamy Cilantro Mayo.  Ladies and gentlemen it is that time of the year when I cannot think of anything else other than football. When the topic of football comes up how can the food get left behind??? I personally think the words gameday food and burgers go hand in hand. When I say burgers most of you are going to think about all kinds of meat burgers instead of Lentil Sliders. But these mini bitesRead More

Collard Rolls

Collard Rolls

Posted on December 27, 2015

Collard green rolls with a unique spicy filling. Merry Christmas Y’All!!! I hope everyone is enjoying this loooong weekend with their loved ones. The kids are going to be enjoying their gifts delivered by Santa so I am going to make an effort to gift the adults. By that I mean the gift of getting kids to eat their vegetables and I mean leafy vegetables especially collard greens. These sweet and sour collard rolls are easy to make and areRead More

Shrimp Samosa

Shrimp Samosa

Posted on December 13, 2015

Spicy Shrimp stuffed in a Crispy triangular pastry. The storm, which began pounding Dallas with 20-30 mph winds, has finally stopped. But the weather is still rainy and cold on this lazy Sunday afternoon. Us Mumbaikars have the perfect recipe to make you feel good on days like this, which includes tea accompanied by “ YES YOU GUESSED IT” piping hot Samosas. This combination will definitely brighten up your mood on a dreary and boring day. Here’s the kicker!!!! WhenRead More

Mixed Lentil Pancake

Mixed Lentil Pancake

Posted on November 29, 2015

Super healthy, protein packed mixed lentil pancake. It is a common misconception these days to think of healthy food as being boring and tasteless. But that notion is completely false and words like nutritious, tasty, delicious can in fact be used in the same sentence. And to further prove it I present to you these lip-smacking mixed lentil pancakes. Eat them with a tangy coconut and yogurt chutney and you will be in health-food heaven.

Idli with coconut chutney

Idli with Coconut Chutney

Posted on November 23, 2015

Soft Idlis with a tangy Coconut & Yogurt Chutney. One of the dishes that are synonymous with the cuisine from the southern part of India is “IDLIS”. It is so popular in the country that stalls selling this delicacy pop up on the roads seemingly out of nowhere. The reason for that is simple; these soft fluffy pillows of steamed goodness are simply delicious. You may dip them in sambar or lather them with chutneys, but the end result isRead More

Chakali

Chakali

Posted on November 8, 2015

Crispy, Crunchy Chakali. Happy Diwali Everyone!!!! Diwali, the biggest & brightest festival of the year is finally upon us. It is the festival of bright lights, colors, delicious food and is celebrated in great zeal all over India. This diwali is extra special since it is going to be my first with my husband here in the US. So there is no better way to celebrate it than by making his favorite diwali snack “CHAKALI”.

Chicken Nachos

Chicken Nachos

Posted on October 26, 2015

Its Nacho time! Corn Chips layered with super flavorful Shredded Chicken, Green Peppers & Homemade Salsa. This is my first post from the land of Barbecue and Tacos. Since I absolutely love Mexican food it had to be the inspiration for this recipe. One of the more common Tex-Mex dishes is nachos. Add in some Indian flavors and you have a mouthwatering garam masala spiced chicken nachos with onions, peppers and freshly made salsa.

Kidney bean hummus

Kidney Bean Hummus

Posted on October 18, 2015

Classic Red Kidney Bean Hummus with an Indian Tadka. The last 2-3 weeks have been an absolute whirlwind for my wife and I. The reasons for that are my new job and our move to Dallas, TX. In such a situation posting new recipes becomes almost impossible. But I have to thank wifey dearest and her love affair with chips for being the inspiration for this delicious and rustic kidney bean hummus recipe.

Aloo Tikki Burger

Aloo Tikki Burger

Posted on October 3, 2015

Burger bun filled with a crisp potato patty flavoured with Indian spices and topped with Cheese, Tomato and Chips. Potato Cutlets or “ ALOO TIKKI “ as it is locally called is a very popular snack in the Indian Subcontinent. It is made up of mashed potatoes, onions and a variety of different spices. You take this delicious nugget of spicy goodness, put it in between two pieces of bread, add toppings of your choice and voila!!! It transforms into everyone’s favorite food,Read More

fried okra

Fried Okra

Posted on September 6, 2015

A spin on Classic Southern Fried Okra done with Indian flavors. Think about this. An Indian guy from Mumbai living in the Deep South here in the United States puts out a recipe for fried okra on his blog. Crazy idea… RIGHT!!! But stay with me on this. Taste just one of these crispy deep-fried nuggets of deliciousness and your life will never be the same.

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